• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

Venue and Travel


Event Hours


Tues., Jan. 30: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Wed., Jan. 31: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Thurs., Feb. 1: 7:30am - 6:00pm



Wed., Jan. 31: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Thurs., Feb. 1: 11:00am - 6:00pm


Tues., Jan. 30 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wed., Jan. 31 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
Thurs., Feb. 1 - 8:30am - 4:45pm


Provide your contact information to be notified when housing opens for DesignCon 2018 (January 30 – February 2, 2018).

Convention Housing Partners (CHP)
Contact us
By phone: 866-481-0740

Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations
Please note that Convention Housing Partners (CHP) is the only official housing company associated with DesignCon 2018. While other hotel resellers (“pirate” housing companies) may contact you offering hotel accommodations for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show. Be aware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences. If you are contacted by a company other than CHP about booking rooms, please contact us.


Nearby Airports


1701 Airport Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 392-3600


Highway 101
San Francisco, CA 94128
(800) 435-9736



1 Airport Drive
Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 563-3300

Driving Directions

From San Francisco International Airport (approximately 30 miles)
Take Highway 101 South to Great America Parkway and turn left. The hotel is located on the right at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (approximately 5 miles)
Turn left onto Airport Boulevard, and then turn left again onto Guadalupe Parkway. Follow the signs to Highway 101 North. Guadalupe Parkway will put you onto Highway 101 North. Take Great America Parkway and turn right.

From Points North
Take I-880 South and exit to Highway 237 West toward Mountain View. Turn left onto Great America Parkway, and then turn left into the hotel entrance. The hotel is located at the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Points South
Take I-880 North to Highway 101 North and exit at Great America Parkway. Turn right onto Great America Parkway. The hotel is located on the corner of Tasman and Great America Parkway.

From Points East
Take I-5 South toward San Francisco / Los Angeles. Merge onto I-205 West toward I-580 / San Francisco; I-205 becomes I-580 West. Take the I-680 North exit toward Sacramento / San Jose, then merge onto I-680 South via the exit on the left toward San Jose. Take the Mission Boulevard West exit toward I-880 / Warm Springs District / UC Extension. Merge onto Mission Boulevard / CA-262 West, then merge onto I-880 South toward San Jose. Merge onto CA-237 West / Alviso-Milpitas Road toward Mountain View. Take the Great America Parkway exit toward Lafayette Street, turn left onto Great America Parkway.


You can find the Convention Center Parking Garage by exiting off Great America Parkway at the Hyatt Regency's 2nd driveway at Bunker Hill Rd. Convention Center parking is FREE.

Travel Visas

Visitor visas are non-immigrant visas for persons desiring to enter the United States temporarily for business (B-1), pleasure, tourism or medical treatment (B-2). International travelers with visitor visas comprise a large portion of temporary visitor travel to the United States every year. For how-to-apply information, documentation requirements and more, see these webpages:

Need a letter of invitation for your travel visa? Email us at designconregistration@ubm.com.


Review the Internal Revenue Service website information to determine the latest United States tax requirements for certain foreign citizens engaged in business or trade in the U.S.